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  • #31
    Press Release
    Domestic outbreaks of new type of coronavirus infection (daily statistics, as of 16:30)
    • Created 2020-02-09
    • Last modified 2020-02-09
    • Department of Central Defense Response Headquarters

    1) 26th, 27th additional patient, 4th patient discharged
    2) 26th patient (51-year-old male, Korean) visited the 25th patient's family, Guangdong Province, China (Nov. 19-Jan. 20) On February 9, the test was conducted to confirm the results and the
    27th patient (37 year old woman, Chinese) visited the 25th patient's family in Guangdong Province, China. (November 19 ~ January 31, 20), February 9th, Seoul, South Korea conducted a test on February 9 to confirm the results and was isolated and treated at Gyeonggi Medical Center Anseong Hospital, a designated infectious disease management institution in Gyeonggi-do.


    • #32
      Coronavirus Cases In S. Korea Rise To 272020-02-09 18:11
      The number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections in South Korea has risen to 27.

      The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said three additional cases have been confirmed today, including one involving a 73-year-old South Korean woman reported earlier in the day.

      The other two are a51-year-old son and a 37-year-old daughter-in-law of the confirmed patient, who returned to Korea after staying in China's Guangdong province from November to late January.

      Meanwhile, a 55-year-old male patient was released from hospital this morning, raising the total number of fully recovered cases to three.

      Health authorities said all other patients under treatment are in stable condition


      • #33
        3 S. Koreans in China confirmed to be infected with new coronavirus: Seoul gov't

        Welfare/Medicine 11:50 February 10, 2020

        SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Monday that three of its nationals in mainland China have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.

        The three members of a family staying in China's northeastern province of Shandong have tested positive for the new strain of virus, according to the Seoul government.

        It marks the first time for South Korean nationals staying in mainland China to be confirmed to be diagnosed with the virus infection that has taken more than 900 lives there...


        • #34
          1,100 soldiers quarantined over new coronavirus: defense ministry

          SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Yonhap) -- About 1,100 soldiers are quarantined as part of efforts to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading into barracks, the defense ministry said Monday.

          The quarantined soldiers, including 400 conscripts, have either visited China, Hong Kong or Macao in the past 14 days or had contact with people who traveled to those places, according to the ministry.

          "No confirmed or suspected cases have been reported among our service personnel. We've been thoroughly implementing related preemptive measures," a ministry official said, citing such measures as banning soldiers' trips to China and modifying field trainings...


          • #35

            Confirmed virus cases unchanged at 27, 1 more patient released from quarantine
            By Yonhap
            Published : Feb 11, 2020 - 09:11 Updated : Feb 11, 2020 - 09:15

            South Korea said Monday it is working to contain the new coronavirus by blocking arrivals from overseas and enhancing quarantine efforts as the country's confirmed cases remains unchanged at 27.

            The number of those tested for the coronavirus had reached 3,110 as of late Monday, with 2,552 testing negative, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC). The KCDC said 531 people are in quarantine and will be checked for the coronavirus.

            The KCDC said the two latest confirmed patients of the novel coronavirus have not visited the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the global outbreak, or the surrounding Hubei Province.

            The KCDC said the country's 26th and 27th cases -- a 51-year-old South Korean man and a 37-year-old Chinese woman, respectively -- stayed in China's Guangdong Province for three months before returning here on Jan. 31 via Macao...


            • #36
              SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - South Korea's latest confirmed case of the coronavirus has raised alarm over the virus's incubation period and the country's quarantine measures.

              The latest case, the 28th patient, is a 30-year old Chinese national who was confirmed on Tuesday (Feb 11). Authorities believe she is likely to have contracted the virus from the third patient.

              The third patient is a 54-year old Korean male who arrived in Korea from Wuhan on Jan 20, and was confirmed and isolated on Jan 26. With the last contact between the two patients having occurred on Jan 25, the incubation period of the virus in the 28th patient would be 18 days or longer.
              ?The only security we have is our ability to adapt."


              • #37

                No new coronavirus infection reported for 4th straight day; cases
                By Yonhap
                Published : Feb 15, 2020 - 10:48 Updated : Feb 15, 2020 - 10:58

                Korea on Saturday reported no additional novel coronavirus case for the fourth day in a row, with the total number of cases tallied remaining unchanged at 28, according to public health authorities.

                The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said a total of seven patients have been released from hospitals after fully recovering from the COVID-19 virus...

                The KCDC said 21 patients currently being treated for the virus at hospitals are in stable condition...


                • #38

                  S. Korea reports 1 more case of novel coronavirus, total now at 29
                  By Yonhap
                  Published : Feb 16, 2020 - 10:14 Updated : Feb 16, 2020 - 10:15

                  South Korea reported another confirmed case of the novel coronavirus for the first time in five days on Sunday, bringing the total here to 29.

                  The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said the latest case involves an 82-year-old South Korean man who had no record of overseas travel. He tested positive for the virus after visiting Korea University Anam Hospital in Seoul...


                  • #39
                    S. Korea Reports 30th Confirmed Case of COVID-19

                    Write: 2020-02-17 09:29:54/Update: 2020-02-17 09:38:18
                    South Korea reported another case of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19, taking the total of confirmed cases in the country to 30.

                    According to Seoul National University Hospital on Monday, the latest patient is the wife of an 82-year-old South Korean man, the country's 29th case confirmed the previous day.

                    The woman reportedly teste..



                    • #40

                      Korean media: Han decides to test for new crown virus in patients with unexplained pneumonia
                      February 18, 2020 11:28 Source: China News Network

                      Langzhong New Network, February 18th. According to a comprehensive Korean media report, on the 18th, South Korea ’s Central Epidemic Prevention Countermeasures Headquarters reported that there was one new confirmed case of new coronary pneumonia in South Korea, with a total of 31 cases. Previously, after the 29th and 30th cases of newly diagnosed patients with neocoronary pneumonia in which the path of infection was unknown, the Korean health authority decided to take measures to completely prevent the virus from spreading in the local community. If patients are admitted to the hospital for unknown reasons for pneumonia, they can also be treated with neocoronavirus Detection.

                      According to reports, according to the latest news, the 31st confirmed patient in South Korea is a 61-year-old Korean woman who has no travel experience abroad, was diagnosed after being tested at a health station in Daegu, and is currently undergoing isolation treatment at designated national hospitals. South Korea's health and epidemic prevention department is investigating the patient's path of infection and contacts. In addition, so far, 10 of the 31 confirmed patients have been cured and discharged, and most of the remaining patients are in stable condition.

                      韩国 According to the Korean International Broadcasting Station, the 30th patient diagnosed on the 17th was the wife of the 29th patient. The couple had not visited the country and had no contact with other confirmed patients. Health authorities are tracing whether the 29th patient had contact with a person who had traveled abroad before symptoms appeared.

                      South Korean health authorities said that the current epidemiological investigation has not been concluded and it cannot be determined with certainty. This is the first case that has occurred outside the epidemic prevention area of ​​the epidemic prevention department.

                      According to reports, the South Korean government decided to completely stop the virus from spreading in the local society. In the future, if patients are admitted to hospital for pneumonia for unknown reasons, they can take relevant measures under the judgment of medical personnel. Even if they have no experience travelling abroad, they can also be tested for new crown virus. The government also considers listing new crown pneumonia as an ongoing surveillance target and strengthening management.


                      • #41

                        6th LD) Coronavirus infections now at 31, S. Korea dealing with more unlinked virus cases
                        All Headlines 20:55 February 18, 2020

                        (ATTN: ADDS more quarantine measures in paras 15-16)

                        SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's public health authorities warned Tuesday that the country should prepare for more coronavirus infections not linked to known clusters as its latest confirmed cases are believed to be without links to other existing cases or to China and overseas countries.

                        The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said the country is entering a "new phase" with some confirmed cases not being linked to existing spreads or clusters, which means that those patients are judged to have contracted the COVID-19 virus without traveling abroad or coming into contact with other infected patients...


                        • #42
                          S. Korea reports 15 more cases of novel coronavirus, total at 46

                          10:02 February 19, 2020

                          SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea confirmed 15 more cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections here to 46, amid fears that the respiratory illness is spreading across the country despite tighter quarantine measures.,,




                          • #43
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                            Press release

                            Coronavirus Infection-19 Domestic Outbreaks (February 19, 1st Report)

                            • Registered Date: 2020-02-19 [Last Modified Date: 2020-02-19 ]
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                            • Contact Person: Dongwoo Lee
                            • Department in charge: Central Defense Response Headquarters

                            Coronavirus Infection-19 Domestic Outbreaks (February 19, 1st Report)

                            □ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CEO Eun Eun-kyung) said that as of February 19, 20, 9:00 am, 15 additional confirmed patients were confirmed.

                            <Note. Domestic Declaration and Management Status

                            division sum Confirmation patient Inspection Status
                            sub Total In isolation Quarantine system Under inspection Result voice
                            2.18. ( Tue )

                            At 16 o'clock
                            9,772 31 19 12 9,741 818 8,923
                            2.19. ( Wed )

                            At 09 o'clock
                            10,411 46 34 12 10,365 1,030 9,335
                            increase +639 +15 +15 0 +624 +212 +412

                            ※ The patient number will be informed later.

                            Of the 15 newly identified patients, 13 were identified in Daegu and Gyeongbuk, 11 of whom were identified as being associated with the 31st patient (the same church as the patient (10) and contacts in the hospital (1)). In the meantime, two are in the process of associating.

                            -In addition, a family member (daughter, born in 2009, Korean nationality) whose symptoms were identified during self-isolation as a contact of the 20th patient was confirmed and is being hospitalized for treatment at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital.

                            -In addition, one patient (male, 43 years old, Korean nationality) was identified in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, and is being hospitalized for isolation at the National Medical Center.

                            ○ The Central Defense Countermeasures Headquarters and the Central Accident Response Headquarters are dispatching a special task force to the Daegu area and are implementing emergency defense measures with the local government.

                            "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                            -Nelson Mandela


                            • #44
                              Daegu and Gyeongbuk 13 people confirmed 'Corona 19' 15 people
                              • Lee Gi-dong, reporter Bae Junsu
                              • Approval February 19, 2020 10:20
                              • Publication Date Wednesday, February 19, 2020

                              11 patients in Daegu and Gyeongbuk may contact 31 patients Kyungpook National University Hospital, which was admitted to a corona19 confirmed patient, closed the emergency room on the night of the 18th.
                              The Central Defense Response Center for Swine Coronavirus Infection (Corona 19) announced on April 19 that there were 15 new confirmed patients. As a result, the number of confirmed patients increased from 31 to 46. Especially in Daegu and Gyeongbuk, 13 confirmed patients occurred.

                              Ten out of thirteen people attended worship at the Shinchonji Church, the same as the 31st confirmee, and 1 confirmed contacting a new Korean hospital where the 31st confirmed was admitted in a traffic accident. The other two confirm the association.



                              • #45
                                ...According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), 13 new patients reside in Daegu, 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul and adjacent areas. They are presumed to have contracted the illness via contact with a 68-year-old South Korean woman who was diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus infection Tuesday.

                                The woman, probably a coronavirus "super spreader," also lives in the city...